The Old Lodge


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Set in the heart of the Cotswolds with a beautiful view over Minchinhampton Common, it is the perfect setting for your special day.

Congratulations on your engagement!

Thank you for your interest in holding your big day at The Old Lodge, we’d love to hear your ideas on how you would like things to be – and do hope we can be a part of it and help you make it everything you both are dreaming of.

As I am sure you are starting to discover, there is a lot to be done so I just wanted to start by letting you know that should you need a hand with anything outside of our venue and catering remit, we have an abundance of brilliant suppliers and key contacts within the industry that we can call upon.

Now…back to the main event, our website link provides some sample menus and drinks packages for you but as I say, they are simply samples and so if you have other thoughts about what you might like, do say, but I hope at least these give you an indication of cost, provide some inspiration and your mouth starts to water a little!

When it comes to all the other bits and pieces such as the white tablecloths, china, cutlery, glasses and napkins and the like, it’s within our menu cost and this includes all the things that, if you like ‘just appear’ and ‘just happen’, including the provision of a silver cake knife, an easel for your table plan, use of our red carpet for during your ceremony, connection to our iPod dock for background music, use of our 10 round tables with up to 100 dining chairs and a built in and fully staffed bar. It also includes a member of our senior team who will oversee your very special day and there will also be plenty of chefs and waiting staff that will all muck in.

There are minimum spends in place for weddings at The Old Lodge. These can be built up of The Old Lodges ceremony fee, your wedding breakfast, table drinks and anything else we can provide for you on your special day. The cost on Monday - Wednesday is £1,250, on a Thursday is £3,500 on a Friday is £5,000 and on a Saturday is £6,000. For exclusive use of The Old Lodge a £12,000 minimum spend will need to be reached. Minimum spends exclude accommodation and over the bar sales.

There are just a couple of other things I’d like to mention…firstly, we have 3 beautifully licensed areas for ceremonies to take place at The Old Lodge. The panoramic restaurant with views across the Five Valleys, our smaller, more intimate panel room or outside under our licensed pagoda (weather permitting!)…and finally, we have 6 bespoke en-suite bedrooms, so at the end of the day you can retire to our sumptuous bridal room, sink into a blissful, much needed sleep and wake to gorgeous views across Minchinhampton Common.

Please find a link to our website where you should find all the information required in order to plan your special day should you choose to celebrate with us here.

Well I think that’s it for now, all that remains is for me to congratulate you both once again and to let you know if there is anything further I can help you with at this stage, please do not hesitate to contact me.

The Old Lodge at a Glance

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Civil ceremony licence for up to 100 people 400 year old secluded hunting lodge Bespoke wedding packages available Panoramic views of the Cotswolds Intimate Midweek Set Package from £1,995.00 Dedicated wedding planner on hand to help Pricing Category : ModerateReception Capacity ( Indoor / Outdoor ) : 150Seated Dining Capacity ( Indoor or Outdoor ) : 100Has AccommodationBridal Suite : Honeymoon SuiteSleeps No Of People : 12 View More
HistoricWedding Contact : Molly WillcoxNumber of People In Team : 2No of Weddings Hosted : Number of Weddings Hosted - More Than 50Location : In The CountrysideNearest Town : StroudNearest Airport : BristolNearest Motorway : M5Nearest Train Station : StroudChurch Within Walking DistanceUnique Wedding VenueAffordableIntimateLuxuryConfetti PermittedOpen Flame PermittedIn House DancefloorCeremony LicenceAlcohol LicenseCorkage ChargeAlcohol ProvisionBartendingIn House CateringIn House Wine ListBuffet StyleClean UpSeated MealSet UpStaff ProvidedTables And Chairs ProvidedTableware ProvidedTastingsSound Systems Available PackageFull Service PlanningOn The Day Wedding CoordinationPublic Liability InsuranceDisabled AccessExclusive UseIn House Wedding CoordinatorLandscaped GardensOnsite ParkingOutdoor SpacePet FriendlyGreat ViewsBlank CanvasLovely GroundsModern RomanticRusticStylishGarden OutdoorHotelPub RestaurantWedding PlannersSame-Sex View Less


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Tanya and Neal
Romantic Rural Pub Wedding
We are so excited to be getting married at the Old Lodge in Minchinhampton next August! The 17th Century pub is an old hunting lodge with beautiful gardens, stone walls and gorgeous local wines sourced just down the road at Woodchester Vinyards! The pub is quirky and quaint with stunning views of the surrounding area. We have had the very best service so far from our lovely wedding coordinator Abi, who is efficient and knowledgeable about everything and anything! ..We are just hoping the cows are out on the common ready for our wedding photo’s on the big day!
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kayleigh and dan
Amazing food!
Our wedding isn't until August but cannot fault Molly and the team so far! So helpful and the food tasting was AMAZING!
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Yasmin & Ibrahim
amazing venue with amazing staff
I just want to say a HUGE thank you to you and all of the staff at The Old Lodge for making our wedding so special! So many people commented on how good the food was and how lovely the venue was and everyone seemed to really enjoy the day. We really do appreciate all of the hard work that went on behind the scenes to make the day run smoothly. We feel so lucky to have found such an amazing venue with amazing staff that meant that the wedding we have been planning and imaging for the past two years turned into reality. We wouldn't have changed a single thing about the day.
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Gill & Julien
we would highly recommend having your wedding here
We got married here 15th September 2018 and have to say from Friday through to Sunday everything was perfect. Food excellent, disco and atmosphere remarkable a hard working team. Honor our wedding co-ordinator was simply the best, we started planning a year ago and was upset to be told Ryan was leaving BUT we were more than happy to have Honor to takeover, nothing was too much trouble even the most stupid questions we asked were answered professionally and she deserves to do well in the future. Mark the DJ played what we requested and soon had the dance floor packed. An amazing time was had by all and we would highly recommend having your wedding here with beautiful setting.
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Yvonne & Simon
Recommend The Old Lodge to anyone
We held our intimate wedding with 26 guests at The Old Lodge on a glorious day in September. The location is beautiful, the venue is relaxed yet high quality, the staff are so professional and friendly and the quality of the food and drinks was superb! We are very grateful to Honor and the team for supporting us to achieve our dream wedding, simplistic quality in beautiful surroundings with our nearest and dearest. We set the date and planned our wedding in 7 weeks with Honors’ support, we were married outside in the grounds and had our wedding breakfast in the conservatory restaurant. We would not hesitate to recommend The Old Lodge to anyone, whether for their wedding, a meal or an overnight stay. Our guests are still talking about what a personal wedding it was and how fabulous the food and staff were. Thank you to all of you!
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Joanna & Charlie
fantastic staff and a wonderful venue
We have just had our wedding at The Old Lodge last week and I cannot thank them enough. It was just perfect and everything we had dreamed of. The rooms are lovely - a couple a little basic but then they are the smaller, cheaper rooms. My bridal room was just beautiful. The staff there all seemed so relaxed when we arrived that I worried that the wedding day wouldn't run well, however that was just untrue. From the second we woke they couldn't do enough to help! Ellie one of the fantastic waitresses/bar staff brought breakfast to my room and helped my son (8) who wanted to go down and have breakfast all by himself. She also helped us with a few other little things an couldn't have been kinder or more helpful. She kindly took breakfast in bed to my son and daughter in their own room, tired the day after the wedding. Manu - The restaurant manager who did our music was amazing and of a lovely calm and helpful nature -he also helped again with my son who has special needs and helped with my many requests with different food etc without anything seeming too much trouble! Honor - The fantastic wedding coordinator - cool as a cucumber but had everything under control and nothing was too much to ask. The day ran like clockwork and not a thing went wrong or wasn't what I expected which is the sign of fantastic staff and a wonderful venue full of good hardworking people. All of our guests were just gobsmacked at this beautiful venue in such a stunning setting and thought it was the best place ever for a wedding! Thanks to the chef who did a wonderful job, guests kept telling me how much they loved the BBQ food and how the lemon cheesecakes and chocolate brownies were the best they'd ever had! I can't ever thank Honor and all The Team at The Old Lodge enough for giving Charlie and I and my children a perfect wedding day. We will be back for many anniversaries!
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Holly & Glenn
Thank you so much for all of the hard work that you put into making our special day as magical as it could be!! The Old Lodge was the perfect location for our beautiful day and the weather was on our side!! We have just came back from a few days away in Conwy, Wales where we had a fab time, some time to relax and enjoy spending some quality time together! We will be returning for many more anniversaries to come! And we have already spoke about returning for breakfast as it was so yummy!! As was the food during the wedding breakfast!! Everyone mentioned how well set up and organised it was, along with how scrumptious the food was!
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Vikki & Anthony
HUGE thanks to all
I would like to thank you & all the staff at the Old Lodge for making our day so special. We had an absolutely brilliant day & you all worked so hard. Everyone commented on how amazing the food, venue & staff were – so again a HUGE thanks to all.
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Rebecca & Matt
We just had the best day
Just to say such a huge thank you from Matt and I we just had the best day. The Lodge looked really beautiful and everyone commented on just how lovely it was.It just went so fast I just wanted to press the pause button. We just got the photos back yesterday so will send some on as soon as I've been through them. Once again thank you so much we just loved it and also everyone commented on how fabulous the food was too so do let your chef know
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Hannah & Shaun
We had an amazing day
We had an amazing day thank you, very chilled, just what we hoped for. The staff were incredible and all our guests had a great time. Many thanks for all of yours and your teams hard work and patience!
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The Old Lodge, Minchinhampton Common, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 9AQ

The Old Lodge

  • The Old Lodge
  • Minchinhampton Common
  • Stroud
  • Gloucestershire
  • GL6 9AQ
  • United Kingdom